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Viking

noun Vi·king \ˈvī-kiŋ\

: a member of a group of Scandinavian people who attacked the coasts of Europe in the 8th to 10th centuries A.D.

Full Definition of VIKING

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a :  one of the pirate Norsemen plundering the coasts of Europe in the 8th to 10th centuries
b not capitalized :  sea rover
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Origin of VIKING

Old Norse vīkingr
First Known Use: 1807

Rhymes with VIKING

VIKING Defined for Kids

Viking

noun Vi·king \ˈvī-kiŋ\

Definition of VIKING for Kids

:  one of the Scandinavians who raided or invaded the coasts of Europe in the eighth to tenth centuries

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